Genevieve wore the Holly Hobbie outfit that Grandma sewed for me in the 1970s. It is exquisitely sewn, with sheer eyelet and candy-like buttons and ruffles. And a bonnet!
I am wearing the dotted black dress I have had for 10 years and rely upon for every dressy occasion, with a hat I have had even longer but always wore plain. This year, I tried my hand at millinery and fancied it up with a homemade flower, feathers from the creative reuse store, and a twist of tulle.
Ben did not request a new bowtie, and I didn't volunteer to make one because the plaid is so Easter-y.
As for food, I hosted my in-laws this year, although we halved the food assignments, so it wasn't much work for me.
|It's possible that some people iron tablecloths when they get them out of the drawer.|
I made an apple cake from Rustic Fruit Desserts, recommended by Rebecca, that was delicious.
I neglected to take a picture of the ham; in a burst of Southern cheer, I used the Coca-cola glaze. It was fine, but I have buckets (almost a quart) of the stuff mixed with ham drippings left over. It's pretty sweet. What on earth should I do with it?